Meet the Garden Club of Irvington

The Garden Club of Irvington-on-Hudson is one of 200 member clubs of The Garden Club of America. Our members enjoy a full schedule of meetings, workshops, conferences, flower shows, civic projects, and field trips. We invite you to browse through our activities over the last few seasons... More ›

City Pickers for a Suburban Harvest

Learn how one Irvington family is deepening their connection to the earth and each other (and having fun) by growing their own food — using some very interesting, rewarding, and easy-to-emulate methodologies. by Gwen Merkin Irvington resident Gwen Merkin, Program … More ›

Have You Tried Growing Potatoes?

By Isa Hetzel Garden Club member Isa Hetzel is an interior designer who lives in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York Digging up potatoes near summer’s end is one of the most rewarding, delicious, and surprising events in gardening. It’s bit like a … More ›

Deck Vegetable Garden

Wouldn’t you love some lovely little home-grown salad greens (rather than the stuff gently rotting in plastic containers?) But don’t have the space, the time, or the money for the gardening equipment displayed in catalogs and websites? Here’s a small, … More ›

Now Is the Time to Start Vegetable and Herb Seeds

Right now, it seems like almost everybody in America wants to grow vegetables and avoid trips to the supermarket. Besides, there’s nothing more delicious than a tomato freshly plucked from the vine or lettuce and herbs snipped from plants growing … More ›

Happy Trails Along the Saw Mill

Steve Pucillo, board member of Groundwork Hudson Valley, spoke about how he headed up the transformation of 14.4 miles of crumbling, 19th-century railroad tracks along the Saw Mill River Parkway in Westchester County, NY, into the beautiful South County Trailway. … More ›